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Topic: Steve Jobs

Briefly: First chapter of 'official' Jobs biographic manga goes on sale in Japan

03/25/2013, 03:03 am

A 14-page preview of the eponymous Steve Jobs manga was posted to the Web on Monday, with the first panels giving a look at how author Mari Yamazaki plans to to tell the tale of the late Apple co-founder.


Steve Jobs satirical biopic starring Justin Long from 'Mac vs. PC' ads to debut in April

03/18/2013, 06:03 pm

Web comedy site Funny or Die recently announced that it will be releasing a "iSteve," a 60- to 75-minute parody-style biopic centering around Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, with Justin Long taking on the title role.


Briefly: 'Jobs' biopic release date delayed

03/15/2013, 07:03 pm

It was reported on Friday that the Steve Jobs biopic "Jobs," starring Ashton Kutcher in the lead role, has been delayed with no tentative release date set.


Judge rules Tim Cook must participate in 4-hour testimony for e-book suit

03/13/2013, 02:03 pm

The judge presiding over a government antitrust case against Apple's iBookstore has ruled that CEO Tim Cook must testify in the case.


Notes from Steve Jobs' biographer will not be used in DoJ e-book case against Apple

03/05/2013, 08:03 pm

The U.S. Department of Justice decided last week that it would not incorporate notes taken by Apple cofounder Steve Jobs' biographer into its antitrust case, which is targeting the Cupertino company over alleged e-book price fixing.


Steve Jobs' first iPhone call still spawns Starbucks pranks 6 years later

03/04/2013, 12:03 pm

In a moment of levity during the iPhone's 2007 introduction, Steve Jobs prank called a San Francisco-area Starbucks; six years later, some Apple fans are pulling the same joke with some regularity.


Noted manga creator to pen, ink biography of Steve Jobs

02/26/2013, 08:02 pm

Late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs' life will soon be the subject of a biography by celebrated manga creator Mari Yamazaki, it was revealed on Tuesday.


Apple University hires another prominent academic to teach Steve Jobs' thinking

02/13/2013, 03:02 pm

Steve Jobs' vision for an "Apple University" to equip the company's employees to serve as future business leaders has quietly made a new hire: Morten T. Hansen of the University of California, Berkeley's School of Information.


Ashton Kutcher on Steve Jobs biopic: 'This was done with the utmost love, admiration, and respect'

01/31/2013, 04:01 pm

The 29th annual Macworld conference kicked off today at the Moscone Center in San Francisco with Macworld GM Paul Kent interviewing Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad, stars of the Steve Jobs biopic JOBS. The two actors talked about the roles they took on, with Kutcher surprising the crowd with some serious Apple nerd cred.


Steve Jobs action figure rears articulated head again

01/29/2013, 06:01 pm

A 12-inch collectible action figure depicting late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is once again for sale on a Japanese site, marking at least the second time in a year that a figurine company has attempted to cash in on Jobs' likeness.


Steve Jobs' 'fruitarian' diet put 'jOBS' actor Ashton Kutcher in hospital

01/28/2013, 06:01 pm

In a talk after the premiere of the Steve Jobs biopic 'jOBS,' Ashton Kutcher said that he suffered a health scare in preparing for the title role as a result of adopting the late Apple cofounder's fruit-only diet.


Wozniak on jOBS biopic: 'So far from anything that really happened'

01/26/2013, 02:01 pm

At least one critic is unimpressed with what he's seen of the forthcoming Steve Jobs biopic: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak says Jobs would have been "offended and embarrassed" by Kutcher's portrayal of him in jOBS.


First footage of Ashton Kutcher as Apple's Steve Jobs emerges

01/24/2013, 12:01 pm

The first footage from "jOBS" hit the Internet on Thursday, giving viewers a peek of actors Ashton Kutcher and Josh Gad as Apple co-founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak.


Apple celebrates nearly three decades of Macintosh

01/24/2013, 12:01 pm

Thursday marks exactly 29 years to the day since Apple co-founder Steve Jobs unveiled the first Macintosh a computer that would forever change the world of computing.


Briefly: 'jOBS' biopic slated to open in theaters on April 19

01/24/2013, 12:01 am

It was announced on Wednesday that "jOBS," the independent biopic starring Ashton Kutcher as late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, will hit theaters on April 19.


Steve Jobs allegedly threatened Palm with patent suit to force anti-poaching agreement

01/22/2013, 10:01 pm

A court document made public on Tuesday revealed that Apple cofounder Steve Jobs threatened to take legal action against Palm if the now-defunct company's CEO did not agree to anti-poaching measures.


Burglar who broke into Steve Jobs' house gets 7-year prison sentence

01/18/2013, 07:01 pm

Kariem McFarlin, the burglar who stole late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs' wallet and multiple computers during a house break-in last year, has been sentenced to serve seven years in a California prison.


Account sheds light on how Apple conducts buyouts, Steve Jobs's negotiating strategy

01/18/2013, 03:01 pm

A new report reveals how Apple proceeds when buying a company, as well as how late company co-founder Steve Jobs liked to close out deals.


Apple wins patent for glass-on-metal trackpad designed by Jobs & Ive

01/15/2013, 09:01 am

Apple on Tuesday was awarded a patent for the design of the glass trackpad atop the aluminum unibody enclosure of its MacBook lineup.


Beats CEO tried to push Steve Jobs toward subscription music service

01/11/2013, 03:01 am

In an interview with All Things D on Thursday, Beats Audio CEO Jimmy Iovine said that he spent three years trying to persuade late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs to start a subscription-based streaming music service over a decade ago.